Category: sex trafficking

Backpage CEO Arrested

More Trouble for Backpage!!  Backpage CEO Arrested Backpage.com CEO Carl Ferrer, 55, was arrested October 6 in Houston and charged with pimping a minor, pimping and conspiracy to commit pimping. Two major shareholders of...

ICE Charges 17

ICE Charges 17 With Trafficking in Minnesota Also in October, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations unit secured a federal indictment charging 17 members of an international sex trafficking organization...

Pimp Sentenced

Pimp Sentenced to 11.5 to 23 Years in Human Trafficking Case A New Jersey man who ensnared drug-dependent women into lives of prostitution, controlling them with financial quotas and threats of violence, was sentenced...

Two TN Pastors Among 32 Arrested

Thirty-two people were arrested by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) in late May for human trafficking during a three-day undercover operation. According to the TBI, which coordinated efforts with the Knoxville police department,...

Super Bowl Sex Trafficking

FBI To Use Victim-Centered Approach to Fight Super Bowl Sex Trafficking The FBI is planning to use a multi-pronged attack for combatting sex trafficking activities around the US Super Bowl, according to The Villanova...

Trafficking Safehouse, Male Victims

Trafficking Safehouse, Male Victims

Restore One’s Anchor House, in Greenville, SC, will soon open as the country’s first sex trafficking safe house for male victims.  According to WIAT.com, the safe house will finish construction in November and will be open for assist...